Inmates who are veterans are separated from other inmates to receive counseling and legal assistance.
The Traveling Vietnam Wall will be on display through 3 p.m. Sunday at Eternal Flame Park on Chestnut between 14th and 15th streets.
A Vietnam veteran from St. Peters gets his Purple Heart—44 years after the battle.
The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
New state law makes each March 30 a commemorative holiday.
Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.
Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners have some more sound advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends.
Higher taxes on the chemical most dry cleaners use are pushing prices up.
Erica Borggren, director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, says mentally unstable veterans have trouble maintaining jobs, and unemployment leads to homelessness
State Rep. Jack Franks says the state’s goal should be $1 billion of agricultural exports to Cuba alone.